Dunbar’s lifeboats were launched earlier today (Sun) in a search for a person reported missing near Tyninghame.
UK Coastguard requested both the all-weather (ALB) and inshore (ILB) lifeboats shortly before 10am after receiving a report from Police Scotland. The volunteer crews joined coastguard teams from Dunbar, North Berwick and South Queensferry, as well as North Berwick lifeboat. A police helicopter also joined in the search.
The crews conducted a shoreline and sea search from Dunbar to Tantallon Castle and back again. Both assets were stood down by the coastguard shortly before 12 noon.
ALB: Gary Fairbairn, Gipper Ainslie, Gordon Mackay, Alistair Punton, Kevan Jamieson, Andrzej Hajduk, Nick Mailer
ILB: Alan Blair, Chris Woods, Ross McMullen, Douglas Wight